Scottish Rural Development Programme

Last updated: 17 October 2017

The Scottish Rural Development Programme provides money and support for projects run by businesses, individuals and groups to help:

  • create vibrant rural communities
  • protect and enhance the environment
  • support rural businesses
  • help the farming industry grow

There are several funding schemes you can apply to (most on a competitive basis) depending on the nature of your business or project, including:

Find out more about rural funding and how to access support on the Rural Payments and Services website.